1. Bank on Lamarr, UW-Green Bay graduate

    Photo of Lamarr Banks

    Lamarr Banks is not just a people person; he’s an entrepreneurial people person with a passion for business models, ideas, and technologies. As the Urban Hub Community Manager for the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Economic Development team, his role involves developing entrepreneurial programming and making connections between diverse personalities, opportunities, and resources. “I grew up in a […]

  2. Internship fund helps UW-Eau Claire senior complete her final degree requirement

    Photo of Brianna Anderson, UW-Eau Claire graduate

    Over the course of this summer, the latest recipient of funding through the Eau Claire Internship Fund has completed a social work internship at the Chippewa Valley Correctional Treatment Facility in Chippewa Falls. Brianna Anderson of Eau Claire officially concluded her internship Aug. 4, marking the completion of her bachelor’s degree in social work at […]

  3. UWM student chosen as national collegian of the year

    Photo of Sydney Sampson-Webb who graduated from UWM in May with a BBA in marketing with a minor in communication. (Photo courtesy of Sydney Sampson-Webb)

    Sydney Sampson-Webb, a May graduate of UWM from Black River Falls, is already a business leader. Delta Sigma Pi, the nation’s largest professional business fraternity, chose Sampson-Webb as its 2023 National Collegian of the Year. Sampson-Webb, a marketing graduate from the Lubar College of Business, was selected out of 13,000 members for the honor.  She is […]

  4. Recent UWM grad focuses on telling stories with images

    Photo of recent UWM grad Jovanny Caballero Hernandez who is featured in a documentary series about local creatives called “Creating Milwaukee.” (Image courtesy of Nō Studios)

    Jovanny Caballero Hernandez found his passion for photography in high school. One of his teachers was impressed with the work he did on a project focused on his south side Milwaukee neighborhood and encouraged him to take photography courses. “That’s when I decided photography and art were what I wanted to do, and what I […]

  5. Ceremony honors 94 students who got a head start on college education

    Photo of some of this year's graduates of the M-cubed College Connections program who gathered for a photo after the ceremony in June. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)

    Terry Young spent his senior year of high school taking not only high school courses, but college courses, too. And the McDowell Montessori student was also holding down a job. “It was definitely a challenge and hard to maintain that lifestyle, but I’m better prepared for the future,” he said. Young was one of a […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire biology class started alumna’s journey to becoming world-renowned scientist

    Photo of Lisa Schulte Moore, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1993 with a degree in biology and is the associate director of the Bioeconomy Institute and professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University.

    Like many aspiring scientists, Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire curious about the natural world but not quite sure how she might help solve its many problems. She found her answer in a plant ecology class taught by Dr. William Barnes, a UW-Eau Claire professor of biology from 1972-1999. “He […]

  7. From Bosnian Refugee to Being Named Outstanding UW-Parkside Graduate: The Inspiring Story of Lamija Coric

    Photo of Lamija Coric, who was born in Bosnia and graduated from UW-Parkside on May 13. Coric brought a team-first mentality to the Ranger women’s basketball team and was one of eight students to be named an Outstanding Graduate. (Graduation photo by UW-Parkside and basketball photo by Parkside Strategic Communications)

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside held its 2023 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13 in De Simone Arena. Over 500 students were recognized for completing the graduation requirements for their respective majors. Several Parkside student-athletes were recognized during the ceremony, with one student-athlete earning a special recognition. Lamija Coric of the Parkside women’s basketball team was named […]

  8. First M³ College Connections students are becoming UWM graduates

    Photo of Kayla Jackson, one of the first UWM graduates who benefited from the M³ College Connections program, a partnership involving UWM, Milwaukee Area Technical College and the Milwaukee Public Schools. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Kayla Jackson is graduating from UWM in May with a bachelor’s degree and a double major in psychology and neuroscience on the pre-med track. Jackson is one of the first UWM graduates who benefited from the M³ College Connections program, a partnership involving UWM, Milwaukee Area Technical College and the Milwaukee Public Schools. She credits […]

  9. UW-Stevens Point accounting student graduates in record time

    Photo of Madison Ackley, Crandon, who graduated with a degree in accounting after only two years at UW-Stevens Point.

    It’s all about the numbers for 18-year-old Madison Ackley, who broke several records when she graduated from UW-Stevens Point May 20 with a degree in accounting. She is the youngest graduate in 41 years, the second youngest overall, the youngest female and the youngest Native American to ever graduate from the university. Was it her […]

  10. UW-Stout MFA design graduate rediscovers his Hmong culture through traditional art of story cloths and Paj Ntaub

    Photo of Jackson Yang with his favorite artwork from his master's thesis, 'A Thread through History,' displayed at the University Library Art Lab.

    Jackson Yang’s education at UW-Stout has given him confidence in himself and his artwork, but his journey was deeper than his degrees. While earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design and interactive media, he struggled with the concepts and there were times when he wanted to break down and drop out. “My family, […]